Fundings+Deals

Money Flows to Cleantech Projects in Southeast Asia, Away from Coal

May 20, 2019

Southeast Asia is starting to attract sustainable finance -- including $1 billion from a range of development banks -- as several of the region’s biggest countries make a big pivot...

Energy Impact Partners’ CEO on its $681M Fund, Top Investment Themes & Attracting Project Financing

May 10, 2019

EIP CEO Hans Kobler discusses where it’s deploying capital, working with energy corporates, what big U.S. pensions are seeking and why banks are now financing cleantech projects.

Green Shoots Crop Up for Investor Interest in Sustainable Food & Ag Funds

March 21, 2019

Investors of all flavors — from big institutions to family offices and other high-net-worth investors — are showing signs that the sector could be poised for take-off in the near...

Sustainable Food & Agriculture Attracting Interest from Public Equity Fund Managers

March 1, 2019

Institutional investors that enter the food space are finding an expanding universe of public equities to invest in, and these asset owners are using their clout and their dollars...

Asia News Update: China Boosts Renewables Target; Toyota Backs Green Fund; Green Loans Taking Hold Across Asia; BlackRock to Launch Green Fund with Focus on SE Asia; Mongolia to Get First Distributed RE System

October 10, 2018

Here’s a look at some of the major news stories about renewable energy, sustainable finance and other clean tech topics coming out of greater Asia in the past few weeks.

Institutional Investors Increasingly Focus on Financing Clean Tech Projects such as Battery Storage & Renewables

September 5, 2018

A roundup of recent activity highlighting institutional investor flows into clean tech infrastructure in North America & fundraising activity.

Hungry for Investments: Agriculture Companies Hunt for Startups and Innovation

July 30, 2018

Momentum is strong and growing for investments in the Agriculture Technology sector. Key investment themes include: alternative protein, food safety & traceability and healthy food...

Generate Strikes $200M Deal with China’s BYD for Electric Buses in U.S.

July 20, 2018

As part of the venture, Generate is investing $200 million to buy and lease the buses..

Oil Giant Total Backs Chinese Smart Energy Fund

April 17, 2018

The venture capital arm of energy giant Total is one of the investors in a new, $250M private equity fund that will focus on the Chinese energy sector. Investments in the Cathay Smart...

CleanTech & Sustainable Finance News Roundup: Harley Accelerates Move Toward Electric Motorcycles

March 5, 2018

UPS to build fleet of EV Trucks; Sol Systems raised $100M from Nationwide Mutual; Concentric to finance $100M for microgrids; Blackrock invests in Enerkem; Temasek invests in Perfect...